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Saturday, August 23, 2014
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All the latest News in Barking & Dagenham
From Wednesday, 23/Jul/2014 onwards
HUNDREDS of hospice supporters took part in the annual Havens Hospice Great Pier Swim last Saturday.
TOXIC pollution in east London is more than twice the legal limit, according to new figures released.
MEMBERS of the public can now film Brentwood and Essex council meetings without asking for permission.
CRIMINALS who test positive for Class A drugs will now be offered treatment for their addictions by Essex Police.
BASILDON residents with learning difficulties became crime scene investigators for the day.
HORSE owners are being warned of the dangers of a weed that grows prolifically in fields throughout the UK – ragwort.
MUSIC fans who see Motown legend Martha Reeves at Basildon's Towngate Theatre can expect a night of 'happiness, fun, joy and good music', the singer told the Yellow Advertiser.
POLICE are hunting for two men who may have vital information about an attack in Pitsea.
A VINTAGE fair will be held at the Battlesbridge showground, 5 Maltings Lane, on Sunday August 17.
BASILDON Council is still looking for companies to offer discounted hot meals at three community centres, leader Phil Turner has confirmed.
POLICE have issued a public warning to V Festival ticket holders, telling them to keep an eye on both their personal possessions and their friends.
POLICE stress levels are being probed after sick days increased by 50 per cent in four years.
BASILDON writing duo the Tory Town Poets have published their first anthology.
A MEMORIAL bench for musician Justin Bowman was unveiled in the week of his 25th birthday.
RESIDENTS must unite against the threat of a new Thames crossing in Thurrock, council leader John Kent has claimed.
A 43-year-old man from Romford along with six men and two women have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a suspected £3 million fuel fraud during an operation by HM Revenue and Customs(HMRC).
WAR veteran, Harry Irons, DFC, who completed over 60 missions spoke to Havering museum’s variety club members at their Wednesday meeting.
HUNDREDS of people across Havering marked 100 years since Britain officially entered the First World War.
A DANCE graduate from Havering College of Further and Higher Education is about to set sail on the adventure of a lifetime after landing a dream job on a luxury cruise liner.
BARKING, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has published its first monthly report on progress against its improvement plan.
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